Category Archives: HR General

Communication Update from Magellan, SMU’s EAP Program Manager

May 21, 2013 Follow up – Moore, OK tornado disaster As Magellan has learned more information and details about the tornado that hit Moore, OK additional tools, resources, and material have been made available to their clients. Magellan issued a … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General, Resources, Working at SMU | Comments Off

SMU’s EAP Program Announces Resources for Employees Coping with Natural Disasters

MAGELLAN HEALTH SERVICES ESTABLISHES NATIONAL TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOLLOWING MOORE, OKLAHOMA TORNADO Counselors available to help individuals cope with natural disaster- – Natural disaster toolkit available on website –  AVON, Conn. – May 21, 2013 – Magellan Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General, Resources | Comments Off

Blue365® Program Exclusively For SMU Medical Plan Participants

With the Blue365® program, members can save money on health care products and services such as fitness gear, gym memberships, family activities, healthy eating options and much more — all offered by top national and local retailers. Using the program … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Got Drugs? National Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 in 9 teens have abused prescription drugs. Often these medications are found in the home. Parents and adults can do their part to rid their homes of dangerous prescription drugs by … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

How Soon is Now? Talking to Kids about Alcohol!

The road to adulthood can be paved with more than one uncomfortable conversation. But don’t wait too long to bring up the subject of alcohol with your children. Even some children in elementary school are making decisions about whether to … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Compass Health Pro: Avoid Unnecessary Charges on Your Surgery…Know Your Costs Upfront!

Jeremy Garrett, your Compass Health Pro, is always here to help you make the most of your healthcare dollars. One of the areas where people spend the most money is on surgery. There can be so many more costs than expected. … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Catch Your Zzzs for Free

Three out of five Americans have trouble sleeping. In the search for a cure, we spend up to $24 billion a year on products such as sleeping pills, pricey pillows, expensive mattresses, white noise machines, aroma therapy potions, and more. … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, HR General | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Diversified is changing its name toTransamerica Retirement Solutions

On January 1st, Diversified and Transamerica Retirement Services have joined forces to better serve our clients, participants, and advisors. We are currently working to change the name on all communications to our new brand, Transamerica Retirement Soultions. Until the renaming … Continue reading

Posted in HR General, Retirement | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees attended SMU & You, a portion of the Total Orientation Process. During this session, they learned about the traditions, culture, and values of the University community. From Left to Right:  Marla Rubio, Phillip Walker, Kathleen Paul, Margaret … Continue reading

Posted in HR General, Total Orientation Process for New Employees | Comments Off